• Short Summary

    A DAM, EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY EARLY 1968, IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT KINDARUMA, KENYA, SOME 110 MILES (ABOUT 180 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF NAIROBI.

  • Description

    A DAM, EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY EARLY 1968, IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT KINDARUMA, KENYA, SOME 110 MILES (ABOUT 180 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF NAIROBI. KINDARUMA IS A MOUNTAIN STANDING BESIDE KENYA'S BIGGEST RIVER, THE TANA.

    THE KINDARUMA DEVELOPMENT -- OFFICIALLY KNOWN AS THE SEVEN FORKS PROJECT -- WILL FORM A RESERVOIR ABOUT THREE MILES (ABOUT FIVE KILOMETRES) LONG. ITS INITIAL GENERATING CAPACITY WILL BE 40 MILLION WATTS, WITH AN ULTIMATE CAPACITY OF 60 MILLION. THE DAM WILL BE 80 FEET (ABOUT 24 METRES) HIGH AND 1,700 FEET (ABOUT 520 METRES) LONG. IS EXPECTED COST: SEVEN MILLION STERLING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1EVJ9L2010469MNRZDZ65V8NF
    Media URN:
    VLVA1EVJ9L2010469MNRZDZ65V8NF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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